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Arthur S Holmes, James M Ryan: Distillative separations of gas mixtures containing methane, carbon dioxide and other components. Koch Process Systems, Richard P Crowley, July 31, 1984: US04462814 (109 worldwide citation)

Distillative separations of hydrocarbon feed mixtures containing at least methane and carbon dioxide, as well as other components, such as ethane, higher hydrocarbons, and hydrogen sulfide are disclosed. In the separations described, methane is preferably separated from an acid gas under conditions ...


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Arthur S Holmes, James M Ryan: Cryogenic distillative separation of acid gases from methane. Koch Process Systems, Hamilton Brook Smith and Reynolds, March 9, 1982: US04318723 (86 worldwide citation)

A method of eliminating solids formation in a cryogenic distillative separation of acid gases from methane is disclosed. This method comprises adding a solids-preventing agent to the solids potential zone of the distillation column. Typical solids-preventing agents are one or more C.sub.2 -C.sub.5 a ...


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Arthur S Holmes, James M Ryan: Distillative separation of carbon dioxide from light hydrocarbons. Koch Process Systems, Richard P Crowley, September 21, 1982: US04350511 (56 worldwide citation)

An improved distillative separation of carbon dioxide and light hydrocarbons is disclosed in which the formation of an azeotrope between these components is prevented by addition of an agent to said distillation column and in which prevention of the azeotrope allows a more complete separation to be ...


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Thomas M Ryan, James M Ryan, Louis A Santiago: Building control system. Comfort Systems, Sheldon & Mak, June 11, 2002: US06405103 (56 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a system for controlling appliances of at least one building, each appliance being associated with a local controller and having a control input and at least one control point. The system includes a central processor computer having an operator interface and an equipment interface, a ne ...


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James M Ryan: Aircraft mid-cabin divider. Falcon Jet Corporation, Morgan Finnegan Pine Foley & Lee, July 1, 1986: US04597549 (29 worldwide citation)

An aircraft mid-cabin divider comprises a double-bulkhead, a vertical wrapping-post within the double-bulkhead, and a wrap-around door having a series of parallel vertical panels flexibly interconnected wherein the first vertical panel is hingeably secured to the vertical wrapping post and a second ...


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James M Ryan, Sanford S Golden, Larry Sliker: Reclining chair. Henry Dreyfuss Associates, Golden Associates, Morgan & Finnegan, July 7, 1987: US04678229 (28 worldwide citation)

A chair, infinitely or incrementally adjustable between an upright seating mode and a full-recline mode, includes a concave seating portion continuous with a convex doubly-extensible leg support portion which combine to form an ergonomicly preferred seating attitude when the chair is in a full recli ...


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James M Ryan, Enrique Alie: Airplane seat. Falcon Jet Corporation, Morgan & Finnegan, December 2, 1986: US04625934 (24 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed an airplane seat having a base member provided with a pair of tracks located on the bottom thereof which cooperate with a pair of tracks located on the floor of an airplane fuselage and which moves in a fore and aft direction. Located above the base member is an adjustable seat ba ...


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James M Ryan: Expandable volume lavatory. Falcon Jet Corporation, Morgan Finnegan Pine Foley & Lee, May 20, 1986: US04589463 (24 worldwide citation)

An expandable volume lavatory is enclosed by a three-panel two-position hinged door. When the lavatory is unoccupied, two adjacent panels of the door may be positioned to fit flush with the surrounding wall or enclosure. When occupied, repositioning of the third panel of the door reconfigures the do ...


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James M Ryan, John V O Brien: Distillative separation employing bottom additives. Koch Process Systems, Richard P Crowley, January 31, 1984: US04428759 (21 worldwide citation)

An improved method for the distillation of a feed stream containing hydrocarbon components, which method is directed toward the production of a bottom product stream and an overhead product stream, both with desired specifications, which method comprises recycling a minor portion of the bottom produ ...


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James M Ryan, Enrique Alie: Double airplane seats. Falcon Jet Corporation, Morgan & Finnegan, June 23, 1987: US04674713 (20 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed double airplane seats disposed in a side-by-side, inboard and outboard relationship with respect to their disposition in an airplane fuselage. The seats have a common base member provided with a pair of tracks on the bottom thereof which cooperate with a pair of tracks located on ...